Chancre refers to a small, red-brown sore that results from syphilis infection; the sore is actually the site at which the bacteria entered the body; a painless, ulcerlike lesion with a hard, raised edge that is a symptom of syphilis. Chancre is pronounced "SHANK-er".

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